Evs in Caritas (Italy)
Location: Bolzano, Italy
Period: 01/09/2017 – 01/09/2018
Deadline: 10 January 2017
EVS for Spanish volunteers in Bolzano (Italy) collaborating with Caritas.
Here you can find the website of CARITAS: http://www.caritas.bz.it/it/informazioni/index/1-0.html Here you can find the website of InCo, the coordinating organisation: http://www.incoweb.org/eng If you would like to know more about the EVS experience, check out the blog of the volunteers: http://www.incoweb.org/eng/Volunteers-say
The volunteers will work with Caritas Diocesi Bolzano-Bressanone, its partners and other partners working with young people and people at risk of social exclusion. The volunteers will be part of a team and they will participate in staff meetings and in meetings with other volunteers. Volunteers will be mainly involved in the office of the YoungCaritas but they will have the opportunity to collaborate with other services of the Caritas Bolzano. Main activities are the following: 1. YoungCaritas: > organization and implementation of workshops at schools about social issues and international solidarity > organization and implementation of special events such as “Corsa dei Miracoli”, “Fiera del volontariato”, “72 ore senza compromesso” > participation in special training about volunteering > Holidays and recreational activities 2.Services for refugees: Casa Aaron, Casa Arnica, Casa Sara, Casa Miriam, Casa del pescatore, Casa Anna, Casa Freinademetz (both for migrants and italians) and casa Migrantes Volunteers will collaborate in: > attending trainings for interculturality, migration and integration; > organizing and implementing recreational activities for children; > assisting children in doing their homework; > database maintenance – entry and processing of personal information; > supporting refugees.in their language learning path; 3. Services for homeless persons: Casa Arché, Casa Magret, Casa dell’ospitalità. Volunteers will support the staff in: > implementing and organizing recreational activities > the community life as for example helping for the preparation of lunch/dinner with the guests 4. For people with AIDS: Casa Emmaus and Iris Caffè > implementing and organizing recreational activities as well as special events 5. Disabled people >implementing and organizing recreational activities as well as special events 6. People with addiction problems: Binario 7 > implementing and organizing recreational activities as well as special events 7. People with psychic problems: Centro diurno > plan some recreational activities > bring in some new ideas > help by cooking Volunteers will work 30-35 hours/week, from Monday to Friday. Sometimes the volunteer will be requested to work also during weekends. In any case, volunteers will not work more than 5 days/week and will always have 2 days off
Please download the application form from here http://www.incoweb.org/News/VOLUNTEERS-WANTED-in-Northern-Italy
and send it as long as your CV to tea(at)cazalla-interecultural.org saying the name of the specific project you are appliying for. Please keep in mind that this offer is ONLY for Spanish young people.